Creative Media and Digital Culture Databases

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Database Database Description

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ACM Digital Library

Citations and full text from Association for Computing Machinery journals as well as newsletter articles and conference proceedings.  

Dates of coverage: 1960 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles
Communication & Mass Media Complete

Index of journals in areas related to communication and mass media. Includes many fulltext journals.

Dates of coverage: 1915 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Index of articles, books and conference proceedings on information and library science. Subjects covered include information retrieval, information management, search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, etc.

Dates of coverage: 1966 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles

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Academic Search Complete

Multidisciplinary database that indexes journals from a wide range of subject areas, including literature, history, ethnic studies, computer science, engineering, physics, chemistry, and medical sciences. Includes many fulltext articles.

Dates of coverage: Coverage varies.
Content Type: scholarly articles
Art Index

Index of periodicals, art dissertations, and art reproductions, providing examples of styles and art movements, including works by emerging artists. Includes fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as folk art, photography, film, and architecture.

Dates of coverage: 1984 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles
Arts & Humanities Citation Index (ISI)

Part of Web of Science, this is a citation index to 1,300 leading arts and humanities journals. Coverage includes selected articles from social science and science journals.  

Dates of coverage: 1997 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles
CiteSeer

Digital library of scientific literature, including computer and information science.

Dates of coverage: Coverage varies
Content Type: scholarly articles
Idea Group E-Access

Collection of fourteen encyclopedias on a variety of subjects, including education and human-computer interaction.

Dates of coverage: Coverage varies
Content Type: ebooks, encyclopedia
Library Literature

Index to library and information science periodicals.

Dates of coverage: 1984 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles